Vitamix A3500 Ascent Series Blender with Williams Sonoma Perfect Blending Cookbook
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The powerhouse of the Vitamix blender family, the A3500 blender is intelligently designed inside and out. The machine offers five smart program settings that automatically detect the size of the container in use, so foods are perfectly blended according to volume and consistency. A built-in programmable timer can be set to stop the blender when processing is complete, so you don't have to monitor its progress. This set includes Williams-Sonoma's The Perfect Blending Cookbook, with more than 30 recipes for using your blender to prepare any meal of the day, from breakfast to dinner, snacks to desserts.
- Five program settings—Smoothies, Hot Soups, Dips & Spreads, Frozen Desserts and Self-Cleaning—automatically adjust times and speeds for the container selected and stop the blender when done.
- Compatible with Self-Detect containers, so you can create multiple batches from the same machine—then store, serve, or transport (available Spring 2017).
- Programmable Timer shows blend time countdown and can be set to automatically stop when processing is complete.
- Tamper presses thick or frozen mixtures towards blade, so you never have to stop to scrape sides down.
- Blades are laser-cut from hardened stainless steel for the ultimate precision and durability.
- Container designed to rotate ingredients back to blades for faster, more efficient processing.
- The machine's sleek touchscreen display is easy to use – and even easier to wipe clean.
- Includes Williams Sonoma: The Perfect Blending Cookbook, with more than 30 recipes for dips, smoothies, sauces and soups as well as creative ideas for breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert.
- Also includes Simply Blending, a full-color recipe book from the Vitamix culinary team.
- Dimensions & More Info
- Model #61005.
- 64-oz. cap. container.
- 11" x 8" x 17" high.
- 48" cord.
- 15 lb.
- 120V/12 amps.
- 1500W/2.2hp motor.
- Brushed stainless-steel base.
- BPA-free Tritan™ container.
- Metal drive system securely joins container to motor base.
- 10-year full warranty covers parts, labor and two-way shipping.
- Assembled and engineered in the USA.
- Williams Sonoma The Perfect Blending Cookbook: hardcover, 64 pages.
- Use & Care
- Container is top rack dishwasher safe.
- For self-cleaning, partially fill container with warm water and a drop of dish soap, then set to Self Cleaning.
- Wipe base clean with a damp cloth.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by Christopher_H2O Polo from The best I final got my Vitamix blender after wanting one for years and it did not disappoint. I wasn't sure if I would like the automatic settings but they function perfectly. No more unblended chunks in my smoothie.Date published: 2019-02-07Rated 5 out of 5 by Eldee from Brought tears... I surprised my wife with an "I love you" A3500 as a gift. I purchased from the website and was able to take advantage of the color selection. I selected the red one, because it looked awesome, which it is! Once my wife opened the present, tears started to stream... tears of joy. I was reluctant to purchase, just because of cost, but glad I did! Smoothies, recipes and even pecan butter is made with less time that previous blenders and tastes delicious! I'm extremely happy with this gift. We have yet to utilize all the features associated with this model, but it's worth it!Date published: 2019-02-06Rated 5 out of 5 by Gigi Kaspr from They LOVE LOVE LOVE It! I bought this as a gift for my daughter as she wanted to prepare healthy meals for her baby. She is so thrilled with this she is coming up with new recipes and tells me how much my grandbaby loves the fresh fruits and vegies she prepares. Afterall, that is all a grandma can ask! As my daughter owns a business and has an 8 month old I am answering on her behalf as she is always on the run. These are all her thoughts though as she tells me how much she is enjoying her Vitamix all the time.Date published: 2019-02-05Rated 5 out of 5 by BigBP from I never knew I got the A3500 for the wife for Christmas and never knew how good a blender could be. We replaced two blenders with this one and I never go back. I love how moth the smoothies can be, the cleaning feature and the pre preprogrammed buttons. I’m so happy with this investment and look forward to making a lot more delicious concoctions.Date published: 2019-02-04Rated 5 out of 5 by Creyz from This blender is absolutely amazing I just can't say enough on what this blender does i think my favorite is how easy it is too clean.Date published: 2019-02-03Rated 4 out of 5 by BalaSH from Powerful but plastic container Powerful blade crushes everything. Just what we wanted. Started making all new kinds of delicious healthy foods. One complaint is the plastic container. For $550 the plastic container retains smells. Although those smells don’t seem to step into the food we’re preparing, it’s a bit annoying.Date published: 2019-02-02Rated 5 out of 5 by Darren53 from Power as advertised and quieter than expected I’m loving every aspect of my new A3500. It makes smoothies effortlessly, is top notch in quality and construction, and it runs more quietly than expected, even at the highest rpm. I have not used the Bluetooth feature, nor do I envision I’ll eber need to, but the seamless and elegant control interface is artful and intuitive. I don’t know why there is a spinning “saw” blade icon (that’s what my five year-old calls it) when the machine is on standby, but that is hardly a worthwhile criticism of this outstanding high quality appliance. Huge shout out to Lenny and Shalva of “LifeisnoYolk” who got me a great deal and a great start with my first vitamix. Couldn’t be happier with them and with the product.Date published: 2019-02-02Rated 4 out of 5 by JMSM from Quality machine Much like our first Vitamix, this is a high quality product, and works as advertised. The presets are awesome - set it and forget it. my only “cons” would be that it is fairly loud - Don’t expect a whisper-quiet machine, and also the cord is difficult to wind back up and snap through the prongs on the bottom. I just leave it wound up and attach an extension cord to the plug, which sticks out the back of the unit when you have it wound all the way up. It’s easier. Overall though, quite happy wDate published: 2019-02-02